The concept of hospice can be seen as both helpful and unsettling. Hospice recognizes the person’s hope for continued life and can add quality of life at a difficult time. The aim of this presentation is to help you understand what hospice is, what its benefits are, how to access it and how to take advantage of its specialized care and support. Is hospice right for you or someone you love? (60 min)
- What is Hospice?
- Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
- Advance Care Planning
- Pain and Patient Comfort
- Fact Sheet (en español)
- Print Slides
- Interested in Continuing Education?
This project is provided through the support of a grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to support hospice and end-of-life care outreach and education.
CMS funds of $571,000 with HFA in-kind services of $5,710 are funding a variety of outreach and educational programs.